Stirling City Heritage Projects: 3-15 King Street
This Category B Listed Building has five shops on the ground floor with residential flats above. It has an interesting history having been a Temperance Hotel in the late 19th and early 20th century. A Cyclist’s Touring Club ‘winged wheel’ plaque survives on the wall from this time indicating a place where cyclists were welcomed.
The roof and chimneys were in need of repair and the painted façade was also in poor condition. The project ran during 2017 and involved slate repairs, repointing to chimneys, new lead gutters and Keim paint on the façade which has breathable qualities.
The Trust funded the repair and enhancement of the ground floor shops in 2012. The building works in 2017 ensure that the parent building above is now in a good state of repair.